Mecklenburg County, NC

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2020 Population
1.1M
1.93% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
35.2
0.285% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
10.9%
5.85% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$69,240
3.9% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$253,500
6.51% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
584,086
2.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Mecklenburg County, NC had a population of 1.1M people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $69,240. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Mecklenburg County, NC grew from 1.07M to 1.1M, a 1.93% increase and its median household income grew from $66,641 to $69,240, a 3.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mecklenburg County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.02%), Other (Hispanic) (5.67%), and White (Hispanic) (5.63%).

None of the households in Mecklenburg County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.1% of the residents in Mecklenburg County, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County, NC are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (7,909 degrees awarded in 2020), Central Piedmont Community College (2,938 degrees), and Queens University of Charlotte (743 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC was $253,500, and the homeownership rate was 56.4%. Most people in Mecklenburg County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Mecklenburg County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Mecklenburg County, NC is home to a population of 1.1M people, from which 90.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.8% of Mecklenburg County, NC residents were born outside of the country (173k people).

In 2020, there were 1.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (507k people) in Mecklenburg County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 341k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 65.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mecklenburg County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    507k ± 677
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    341k ± 2.04k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    65.9k ± 1.07k
13.4%
Hispanic Population
147k people

In 2020, there were 1.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (507k people) in Mecklenburg County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 341k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 65.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.4% of the people in Mecklenburg County, NC are hispanic (147k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mecklenburg County, NC as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.8%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
173k people
15.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
165k people

As of 2020, 15.8% of Mecklenburg County, NC residents (173k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mecklenburg County, NC was 15.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Mecklenburg County, NC was 35.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Mecklenburg County, NC are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Mecklenburg County, NC residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    224,275 ± 11,501 people
  2. India
    74,765 ± 6,689 people
  3. Honduras
    37,815 ± 4,766 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 224,275 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 74,765 and Honduras with 37,815.

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Citizenship

90.1%
2020 Citizenship
90.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 90.1% of Mecklenburg County, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Mecklenburg County, NC was 90.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,061 ± 886
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    11,613 ± 952
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9,200 ± 844

Mecklenburg County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in North Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Mecklenburg County, NC is $69,240. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mecklenburg County, NC was Census Tract 28 with a value of $238,750, followed by Census Tract 27.01 and Census Tract 58.46, with respective values of $196,016 and $184,417.

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,357. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mecklenburg County, NC employs 584k people. The largest industries in Mecklenburg County, NC are Finance & Insurance (66,643 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (65,895 people), and Retail Trade (62,347 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($91,667), Utilities ($80,585), and Finance & Insurance ($80,377).

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,240
2020 value
± $1,176
3.9%
1 Year Growth
± 2.09%

Households in Mecklenburg County, NC have a median annual income of $69,240, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,641 in 2019, which represents a 3.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$65,285
Average Male Salary in North Carolina
± $1,177
$49,357
Average Female Salary in North Carolina
± $863

In 2020, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Carolina
  1. Asian
    $68,761 ± $4,586
  2. White
    $55,155 ± $864
  3. Two or More Races
    $42,126 ± $3,548

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Carolina.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mecklenburg County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2020 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2020, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.395% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 28
  2. Census Tract 27.01
  3. Census Tract 58.46

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mecklenburg County, NC was Census Tract 28 with a value of $238,750, followed by Census Tract 27.01 and Census Tract 58.46, with respective values of $196,016 and $184,417.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Mecklenburg County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mecklenburg County, NC (117k out of 1.08M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    47,419 ± 2,043
  2. White
    40,657 ± 1,825
  3. Hispanic
    29,629 ± 1,445

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mecklenburg County, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

584k
2020 Value
± 6,950
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 1.52%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mecklenburg County, NC grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 571k employees to 584k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mecklenburg County, NC, are Management Occupations (73,827 people), Sales & Related Occupations (67,677 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (62,651 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mecklenburg County, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mecklenburg County, NC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (73,827 people), Sales & Related Occupations (67,677 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (62,651 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mecklenburg County, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.71 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.57 times), and Legal Occupations (1.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mecklenburg County, NC, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($104,083), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($84,185), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,908).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

584k
2020 Value
± 6,950
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 1.52%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mecklenburg County, NC grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 571k employees to 584k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mecklenburg County, NC, are Finance & Insurance (66,643 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (65,895 people), and Retail Trade (62,347 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mecklenburg County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Mecklenburg County, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mecklenburg County, NC, by number of employees, are Finance & Insurance (66,643 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (65,895 people), and Retail Trade (62,347 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mecklenburg County, NC has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.44 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.41 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mecklenburg County, NC, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($91,667), Utilities ($80,585), and Finance & Insurance ($80,377).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $53.9B
  2. $49B
  3. $48.7B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $53.9B, followed by Machinery ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($48.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$488B
2020 Value in North Carolina
$926B
Projected 2050 Value in North Carolina
89.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $488B. This is expected to increase 89.6% to $926B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $35.1B
  2. $27B
  3. $18.5B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $35.1B, followed by Virginia with $27B and Georgia and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mecklenburg County, NC went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 66.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.957%). The most partisan county was Durham County, NC with 80.4% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Mecklenburg County, NC
66.7% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Carolina
  1. 80.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 80% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Carolina was Durham County, NC with 80.4% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from North Carolina

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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Mecklenburg County, NC awarded 13,469 degrees. The student population of Mecklenburg County, NC is skewed towards women, with 25,214 male students and 30,328 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mecklenburg County, NC are White (6,973 and 56.2%), followed by Black or African American (2,653 and 21.4%), Hispanic or Latino (1,260 and 10.2%), and Asian (674 and 5.43%).

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County, NC by number of degrees awarded are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (7,909 and 58.7%), Central Piedmont Community College (2,938 and 21.8%), and Queens University of Charlotte (743 and 5.52%).

The most popular majors in Mecklenburg County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,358 and 10.1%), Computer Science (835 and 6.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (739 and 5.49%).

The median tuition costs in Mecklenburg County, NC are $34,376 for private four year colleges, and $8,782 and $15,499 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 539 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 407 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 370 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mecklenburg County, NC was Computer Science with 539 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Mecklenburg County, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,909 degrees awarded
  2. 2,938 degrees awarded
  3. 743 degrees awarded
$8,782
Median In-State Public
$34,376
Median Private

In 2020, the Mecklenburg County, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of North Carolina at Charlotte with 7,909 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

5,790
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,679
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 5,790 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mecklenburg County, NC, which is 0.754 times less than the 7,679 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Mecklenburg County, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,973 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,653 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,260 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Mecklenburg County, NC was White students. These 6,973 degrees mean that there were 2.63 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,653 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC was $253,500 in 2020, which is 1.1 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $238,000 to $253,500, a 6.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Mecklenburg County, NC is 56.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Mecklenburg County, NC have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mecklenburg County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$253,500
2020 Median
± $2,872
$238,000
2019 Median
± $2,296

In 2020, the median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC grew to to $253,500 from the previous year's value of $238,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mecklenburg County, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mecklenburg County, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$69,240
Median Household Income
± $1,176
422k
Number of Households
± 5,334

In 2020, the median household income of the 422k households in Mecklenburg County, NC grew to $69,240 from the previous year's value of $66,641.

The following chart displays the households in Mecklenburg County, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mecklenburg County, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mecklenburg County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.4%
2020 Homeownership
56.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 56.4% of the housing units in Mecklenburg County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mecklenburg County, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mecklenburg County, NC have a shorter commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.99% of the workforce in Mecklenburg County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (73.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.9%)
  3. Carpooled (8.92%)

In 2020, 73.3% of workers in Mecklenburg County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.9%) and those who carpooled to work (8.92%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mecklenburg County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mecklenburg County, NC have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

88.6% of the population of Mecklenburg County, NC has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 13.1% on Medicaid, 8.37% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.3% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Mecklenburg County, NC see 1134 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1146 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1431 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 328 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (27.2%). Additionally, Bladen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (49.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,134 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mecklenburg County, NC

Primary care physicians in Mecklenburg County, NC see an average of 1,134 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,146 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mecklenburg County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Carolina
$3,859
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,225
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,260
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.4%
Uninsured
53.6%
Employer Coverage
13.1%
Medicaid
8.37%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.3%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mecklenburg County, NC declined by 1.69% from 11.6% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mecklenburg County, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 27.2% prevalence
  2. 25.2% prevalence
  3. 23.2% prevalence

Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 27.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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